Search Results: "Kathy Page"


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ALPHABET by Kathy Page
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 21, 2014

"Page doesn't sentimentalize the cruelty of life in a prison system but manages to transcend it through Simon, who writes his own story in tattoo ink and letters. This powerful novel is simply an epiphany."
A moving novel about knowledge, self-awareness and the power of words, set in the purgatory of prison. This young man's life demands our attention and refuses to let go. Read full book review >

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THE STORY OF MY FACE by Kathy Page
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Sept. 15, 2003

"Quietly powerful, with considerable emotional depth: an intriguing account of tortured faith and thwarted desire."
London novelist Page's first US appearance recounts the trauma of an emotionally and physically disfigured woman who makes sense of her tragic past. Read full book review >

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FRANKIE STYNE AND THE SILVER MAN by Kathy Page
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 12, 2016

"Page is a fierce writer; her relentless imagination and pure writing skills bring a broken, nightmare world fully to life."
A pulp-fiction writer, an unwed mother, and a couple with marital problems live as neighbors in connected town houses and correct course in their contiguous lives. Read full book review >

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BOBO AND THE NEW NEIGHBOR by Gail Page
ANIMALS
Released: Oct. 1, 2008

"Larger-than-life Bobo and his feline companion are the driving forces in this offbeat tale. (Picture book. 3-7)"
Bobo may try to be a helpful pet, but he does have a weakness for mailmen—and muffins, as he shows in Page's sequel to How to Be a Good Dog (2006). Read full book review >

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THE LOVELY AND THE LOST by Page Morgan
YOUNG ADULT
Released: May 13, 2014

"For fans only. (Paranormal suspense. 12-18)"
The saga of a girl and the gargoyle she loves begun in The Beautiful and the Cursed (2013) continues. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 31, 1991

"Vampire's Rights'' without draining too much out of us."
A survey of honest-to-goodness human bloodsuckers that manages to buffer sensationalism with sympathy. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 1, 1995

"A bit of clear thinking on some age-old questions about old age."
In a series of generally sage essays, historian Smith (Democracy on Trial, p. 767, etc.) forsakes public chronicles for the private kind as he describes the passage toward a destination from whose bourne no traveler is likely to return. Read full book review >

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CLEAN START by Patricia Page
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 1, 2001

"Reality's unfortunate onset becomes—if imperfectly—a romantic paeon for a lost time and place."
Neo-boho naïfs in Montparnasse take in a glamorous stranger who turns their lives upside down—in Page's portrait of 1960s down-and-out Paris. Read full book review >

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TRAGIC ENCOUNTER by Page Smith
NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 10, 2015

"As this abundantly detailed history shows, no one evades blame for the bloody past."
Rejecting an idealized version of American tribal life, a historian tells a complex story. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Feb. 1, 2006

"Stirring, if a little predictable."
A provocative salvo in the abortion wars. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Jan. 1, 1994

From prolific historian Smith (Killing the Spirit, 1990; Redeeming the Time, 1986, etc.): a genealogy of democracy that rejects Max Weber's ``Protestant ethic''—which equates democracy, Christianity, and capitalism—and instead places the democratic impulse squarely in the Christian communalist tradition. Read full book review >